Tumblr vs. Pinterest: Andrew McLaughlin on the difference between the two sites.

As Pinterest racks up new users and generates buzz, it’s fair to ask what exactly is the difference between the visual social sharing site and Tumblr? That was one of the questions Slate readers had for Tumblr vice president Andrew McLaughlin, who recently sat down for an interview with Jacob Weisberg.

McLaughlin also gives his take on Internet privacy, saying he thinks it’s time for the U.S. to set basic minimums for privacy protection, so that people can feel free to experiment and interact on the Web without fear of being haunted later by what he calls their permanent digital record.

via Tumblr vs. Pinterest: Andrew McLaughlin on the difference between the two sites. (VIDEO) – Slate Magazine.